Dallas’ Autumn Fling & Surprise Proposal!

Posted by Kim on Nov 28, 2016

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All images by Victory Video and Photography

Marie Gabrielle Restaurant and Gardens partnered with WeddingWire for an evening of wedding inspiration for engaged couples and their friends, family, and bridal parties. Guests enjoyed passed hors d’oeuvres, sipped on specialty cocktails, and took in the gorgeous venue while learning from Dallas-area wedding professionals. Take a peek into the event, beautifully captured by Victory Video and Photography.

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Guests chatted with Victory Video and Photography while they learned about the many photography and videography styles for weddings.

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Florals always transform a venue and Julias Love Designs’ stunning arrangements wowed guests throughout the evening.

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Many of the brides-to-be and their friends enjoyed pampering themselves while experimenting with airbrush techniques by Lashes & Lace.

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The music of LeForce Entertainment had guests toe-tapping and shoulder-shimmying, bringing just the right party atmosphere.

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Guests loved taking their pictures with hilarious props and funny signs, provided by photoboothdallas.org

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And enjoyed nosh-worthy petit fours, eclairs, and macaroons by Cakes’n Pearls.

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AM Linen Rental added a subtle sparkle to the evening with their sequined linens and accents.

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Guests loved hearing the expert advice from Exceptional Events who shared the upcoming 2017 wedding trends along with their seasoned wedding tips.

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And to everyone’s surprise, there was a proposal at the event! One happy couple got engaged while getting their photos taken in the photobooth.

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A huge thank you to everyone who attended and to all of our participating partners! If you’d like to find out about future events, you can reach out to WeddingWire Senior Manager of Consumer Events, Jamie at jamied@weddingwire.com.

Boston’s Fall Ball

Posted by Kim on Nov 21, 2016

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All photos by BKB & CO

Boston-area couples gathered for an evening of wedding inspiration, fun, and education at the Lenox Hotel. While sipping specialty cocktails and tasting an assortment of goodies from the gorgeous spread, guests mixed,mingled, and picked up priceless tips  from Boston-area wedding vendors. Take a glimpse into the event, perfectly captured by BKB & CO.

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Music helps set the mood for every great event, and 617 Weddings brought the fun. They showed off an extensive repertory of songs, from contemporary hits to American standards, creating just the right atmosphere at each moment throughout the evening.

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Guests enjoyed seeing how the different design elements come together at weddings. Jeri Solomon Floral Design showcased their gorgeous arrangements…

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And Rentals Unlimited brought a stunning table display.

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Guests also loved showing their silly sides with photobooth fun by FB Events

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And glowed in the expert portraits taken by BKB & CO, who also does cinema-style videography & fashion styling.

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Dessert Works brought a sweet note to the event, offering guests stunning sweets displays along with tastings of various cake flavors.  

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Guests enjoyed mini touch-ups from Maryelle Artistry, who showed off their expert beauty skills.

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EFD Creative – Event Planning & Design offered their expert wedding planning tips, answering couples’ burning wedding questions about budgets, guest lists, etiquette, and beyond.

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A huge thank you to everyone who attended and to all of our participating partners! If you’d like to find out about future events, you can reach out to WeddingWire Senior Community Manager Jamie at jamied@weddingwire.com.

Phoenix’s Fall Fête

Posted by Kim on Oct 31, 2016

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All photos by Rachel Leintz Photography

Phoenix area couples enjoyed a glamorous night at the stunning 12 West Main in downtown Mesa, AZ. WeddingWire arranged an evening of wedding inspiration, complete with top notch vendors, dazzling decor, and tasty treats. Couples relaxed while sipping mimosas, learning from wedding pros, and chatting with their friends, family, and bridal parties. Rachel Leintz Photography caught it all on camera, expertly captured below.

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Guests were floored when they saw how Lena’s Flowers & Catering pulled out all the stops with enchanting decor…

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showcasing their ceremony setup…

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and adding offering fresh catering with friendly service.

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Peter Diozzi DJ 602 Weddings brought the perfect party vibe with a mix of wedding classics seamlessly combined with cocktail lounge. The music was crisp and clear without overpowering the guests, creating just the right ambiance.

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Every party needs a kick of fun and Snapbooth Entertainment did not disappoint. From crazy hats to goofy glasses, guests got silly and took home mementos of the merriment.

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Guests got to visit the bridal suite while getting expert beauty advice from Krystal | Pro Makeup Artist, who offered lash and lipstick favors and gave mini makeovers to brides and bridal parties.

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Bamboo Bakery brought a smile to anyone with a sweet tooth, offering delectable sweet treats while showing off their stunning display cakes.

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Guests couldn’t wait until Prep2Wed took the mic, sharing their top wedding tips and prepping couples on how to plan stress-free and fun weddings.

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A huge thank you to everyone who attended and to all of our participating partners! If you’d like to find out about future events, you can reach out to WeddingWire Community Consultant Amanda at abutterfield@weddingwire.com.

St. Louis’ Autumn Bash

Posted by Kim on Oct 14, 2016

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All photos by Elisa Petersen Photography

Couples in St. Louis gathered with their family, friends, and bridal parties in a celebration of fall weddings. While mixing and mingling, guests enjoyed tasty treats, lively music, and wedding inspiration galore at the 9th Street Abbey. Peak into the event, gorgeously captured by Elisa Petersen Photography.

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As guests arrived, they were offered sips and bites by Patty Long Catering at 9th Street Abbey. From a savory charcuterie plate to grilled and glazed shrimp, guests dined on a mouthwatering array of bites from their extensive menu.

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Guests enjoyed the fun sounds of Millenium Productions, who mixed fun cocktail party music with their classic wedding playlist.

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Looks By Lisa provided big day beauty advice and gave guests samples to help them in the beauty decisions.

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BHive Events gave their expert wedding planning advice, sharing their top tips and tricks for a stress-free wedding.

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Fish Eye Fun Photobooth brought sequined fedoras, crazy masks, and endless options for photobooth pictures. Guests loved seeing how pictures turned out with the fish eye lens.

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Always in Bloom Florist added subtle blushes and ivories with their spectacular centerpiece displays, incorporating roses, hydrangeas, and candles.

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The perfect sweet end to the evening was provided by The Sweet Divine, who offered mini versions of their award winning cupcakes while showcasing their sensational hand-crafted cakes.

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A huge thank you to everyone who attended and to all of our partners! If you’d like to find out about future events, you can reach out to WeddingWire Community Consultant Amanda at abutterfield@weddingwire.com.

Chicagoland’s End of Summer Soirée

Posted by Kim on Sep 19, 2016

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All photos by Hazelton Photography

Chicago-area couples gathered with their friends, family, and bridal parties to experience the rustic beauty of The Haight for the WeddingWire End of Summer Soirée. While mingling with other engaged couples, they enjoyed meeting talented wedding vendors from the Chicagoland area and seeing first-hand how the details of a real wedding all come together. Take a peek into the event, expertly captured by Hazelton Photography.

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Couples enjoyed freshly prepared bites by My Chef Catering, who cooked shrimp in a beurre blanc sauce to order and also passed hors d’oeuvres throughout the event.

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Guests sipped specialty cocktails and champagne, poured by Chicago Beverage Catering.

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The creations of Town & Country Gardens added romantic ambiance through their gorgeous florals and charming lantern-adorned table runners.

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As guests mingled, David Rothstein Music provided a warm and bright piano score that perfectly suited the evening.

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Couples looked forward to hearing from Leanne, from You Name It Events, who offered her top wedding planning tips, helping guests gain insight into the most important aspects of planning the perfect, stress-free day.

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As a special way to celebrate their engagement, Cara Dunning provided caricatures for the engaged couples, who loved having a special memento from the event.

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Guests enjoyed getting their photos taken with thePIXbooth, whose wide selection of fun and funny props made for some hilarious photos.

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The Sugar Path sweetened the evening with mini cupcakes, s’mores bars, and cake jar favors.

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A huge thank you to everyone who attended and to all of our participating partners! If you’d like to find out about future events, you can reach out to WeddingWire Community Consultant Amanda at abutterfield@weddingwire.com.